Tag Archives: SMS

T-Mobile Sending Out Text Messages Announcing The End Of The AT&T Deal

I’ll assume for the moment that if you are reading this, you are already well-aware that AT&T’s offer to purchase T-Mobile was withdrawn by AT&T last week. If you haven’t already heard, AT&T withdrew their offer to purchase T-Mobile for $39 billion dollars. Glad that’s out of the way as we thought we’d post up this little nugget of goodness as T-Mobile began alerting customers regarding the ends of talks with AT&T via text message. … [read full article]

Editorial: Why T-Mobile Should And Will Deploy LTE (The Technical Edition)

In the comments of the article about the analyst positing $9 billion for LTE deployment, many people were puzzled on why everyone is so focused on T-Mobile needing to deploy LTE. The obvious marketing answer is that everyone else has it, so T-Mobile needs to be competitive and deploy it to be able to say that they’ve got it too. By itself, that is an incredibly stupid reason to spend billions of … [read full article]

Prepaid Text Message Prices Changes Coming August 13th

The postpaid rate plans aren’t the only thing changing in T-Mobile land in the next 30 days as some minor but noteworthy changes are coming to pay as you go sms pricing. Effective August 13th is a slight bump in the price for SMS messages received from 5 cents to 10 cents. It’s not a huge change but as customers have already begun receiving warning messages from T-Mobile we thought you all … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Unveil New International Calling Plans

T-Mobile is set to become the first national carrier to introduce an international calling and text package just in time for the holiday season! Starting December 8th and available to most postpaid plans $49.99 or higher T-Mobile will allow calling to 56 countries most popular long distance calling destinations. For just $10 you can call any international landline in these 56 countries and text to any mobile number worldwide. Just to be safe and reiterate, … [read full article]

Text Message World Record? That'll be $26,000!

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So a pair of friends from Pennsylvania decided it would be funny to try and set the world record for text messaging. As it turns out, one of these fine young individuals has T-mobile and the “unlimited” text messaging package. Well, as it turns out unlimited actually has a limit, 100,000 text messages a month to be exact. Problem being, nobody has crossed that mark yet so there really hasn’t been a method in place to handle … [read full article]